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Maine DaySail and the Schooner Timberwind
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2,4 or 6-hour day sails, sunset cruises, lighthouse pilot tours and exclusive charters. Aboard the Schooner Timberwind! The 96' wooden schooner will be coasting around Penobscot Bay from mid June through mid October, bringing you the brilliant...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Portland, ME 04101
+1 207-619-0654
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We did the sunset cruise, and we weren't disappointed. The crew was terrific and explained a lot about the history and working of the ship. Belfast bay is beautiful!

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Thank John M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

If you looking for a first time experience on a real sailing ship, try out the Timberwinds Schooner in Belfast harbor. This is a 100% real time working ship in excellent condition and a super crew that are real sailors from Merchant Marine and US...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

My wife and I were visiting friends and family in Belfast and were invited to join them on the Timberwind. We had heard great things about the boat, Capt. Lance and his crew. Sure enough as soon as we boarded the crew made sure we...More

Thank Traveling4Real
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The sail itself was awesome and even better than we expected. We were fortunate to have a gorgeous afternoon to sail. Crew and other guests were very friendly and fun to be with. The only reason I gave it 4 instead of 5 is that...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This was a great way to spend a few hours while in Belfast. The captain and crew were very nice and even allowed guests to get involved in setting sail from the beginning.

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Capt. Lance, the crew, the lovely schooner, the ocean, the scenery, etc. created a wonderful experience for us. The skipper and crew clearly love what they do, and that makes for a fine adventure. Ask all of them about their backgrounds and you'll be entertained...More

Thank RichardHW2
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We never fail to have an enjoyable cruise on the Timberwind. The crew treats you like family and the time spent aboard is a pleasure, whatever the winds.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This schooner beautifully constructed with a great history, and the crew was fantastic--saw them later @ 3 Tides! Two hours felt short. Next time we'll go for a half-day.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This was a wonderful experience with a great crew and captain for a cruise on a classic old schooner in penobscot bay. would recommend it to anyone and families who would like a unique experience while in Belfast, Maine

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Thank Ronald K
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Lennie and I had an incredible time on the Sunset Cruise. Unforgettable experience for us; Thank you Captain and crew and congratulations on an excellent season.

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22 May 2016|
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Response from Kalene-Ships_Agent | Property representative |
Hi Skip, The picture you see is the Schooner Timberwind. This picture was taken during our 2015 season. You are not mistaken, the mainsail is gaff rigged. In her early days the Timberwind operated as the Portland Pilot... More